The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Reading region that had Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 25 44 23
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 138 130 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 8.49% 5.29% 8.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.89% 5.55% 8.63%
Number of salaries quoted 126 103 135
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +16.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £53,950 £39,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
Support Engineer
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1553 2342 2515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 95.57% 95.28% 95.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1142 1882 1579
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region that featured Support Engineer in the job title.

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Reading region.

Support Engineer Salary Trend in Reading

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Reading region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 155 (62.25%) Windows
2 143 (57.43%) Linux
3 95 (38.15%) Windows Server
4 89 (35.74%) VMware
5 64 (25.70%) Active Directory
6 62 (24.90%) Unix
7 60 (24.10%) Firewall
8 59 (23.69%) SQL
8 59 (23.69%) TCP/IP
9 52 (20.88%) SQL Server
10 51 (20.48%) Microsoft
11 49 (19.68%) Cisco
11 49 (19.68%) Red Hat
12 48 (19.28%) Perl
13 44 (17.67%) SAN
14 43 (17.27%) VMware Infrastructure
14 43 (17.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 42 (16.87%) Oracle
16 38 (15.26%) Apache
16 38 (15.26%) Tomcat
17 37 (14.86%) MS Exchange
17 37 (14.86%) Cisco Certification
18 36 (14.46%) Bash Shell
18 36 (14.46%) Data Protection
19 35 (14.06%) Amazon AWS
19 35 (14.06%) DNS
20 33 (13.25%) WebSphere
20 33 (13.25%) PowerShell
21 31 (12.45%) NAS
22 30 (12.05%) Hyper-V

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 38 (15.26%) Apache
1 38 (15.26%) Tomcat
2 37 (14.86%) MS Exchange
3 33 (13.25%) WebSphere
4 27 (10.84%) WebLogic
5 24 (9.64%) JBoss
6 21 (8.43%) IIS
7 19 (7.63%) BizTalk Server
8 17 (6.83%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 9 (3.61%) Skype for Business
10 5 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (1.20%) MQSeries
12 3 (1.20%) SAS
13 2 (0.80%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.80%) SharePoint
14 1 (0.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.40%) Confluence
14 1 (0.40%) Documentum
14 1 (0.40%) OpenStack
Applications
1 21 (8.43%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.42%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.40%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 35 (14.06%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (8.43%) SaaS
3 8 (3.21%) Office 365
4 4 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.40%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 60 (24.10%) Firewall
2 59 (23.69%) TCP/IP
3 44 (17.67%) SAN
4 35 (14.06%) DNS
5 31 (12.45%) NAS
6 30 (12.05%) WAN
7 27 (10.84%) LAN
8 26 (10.44%) VPN
9 21 (8.43%) LDAP
9 21 (8.43%) Wireshark
10 20 (8.03%) HTTP
11 19 (7.63%) MPLS
12 18 (7.23%) BGP
12 18 (7.23%) OSPF
13 17 (6.83%) tcpdump
14 14 (5.62%) snoop
14 14 (5.62%) SSL
15 13 (5.22%) BIG-IP
15 13 (5.22%) Network Security
15 13 (5.22%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (20.88%) SQL Server
2 28 (11.24%) MySQL
3 18 (7.23%) Relational Database
4 17 (6.83%) RDBMS
5 6 (2.41%) DB2
6 2 (0.80%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (1.20%) JIRA
2 2 (0.80%) Bitbucket
General
1 28 (11.24%) Finance
2 16 (6.43%) Italian Language
3 9 (3.61%) Spanish Language
4 7 (2.81%) French Language
5 6 (2.41%) Financial Institution
5 6 (2.41%) German Language
5 6 (2.41%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.61%) Marketing
7 3 (1.20%) Banking
7 3 (1.20%) Billing
7 3 (1.20%) Portuguese Language
8 2 (0.80%) Back Office
8 2 (0.80%) Law
8 2 (0.80%) Retail
9 1 (0.40%) Arabic Language
9 1 (0.40%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (11.24%) Web Services
2 23 (9.24%) LAMP
2 23 (9.24%) Middleware
3 11 (4.42%) HTML
4 8 (3.21%) jQuery
4 8 (3.21%) XML
5 6 (2.41%) .NET
6 5 (2.01%) AngularJS
6 5 (2.01%) J2EE
7 4 (1.61%) CSS
8 3 (1.20%) Java EE
8 3 (1.20%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (0.80%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.84%) Enterprise Software
2 17 (6.83%) Clustering
3 11 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.61%) Data Centre
4 9 (3.61%) Replication
5 7 (2.81%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.81%) PKI
6 5 (2.01%) IVR
7 3 (1.20%) Fintech
7 3 (1.20%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.20%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.20%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.80%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.80%) Physics
9 1 (0.40%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.40%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.40%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.40%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.40%) Statistics
9 1 (0.40%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 155 (62.25%) Windows
2 143 (57.43%) Linux
3 95 (38.15%) Windows Server
4 62 (24.90%) Unix
5 43 (17.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 23 (9.24%) Windows 7
6 23 (9.24%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (7.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (7.23%) Solaris
9 11 (4.42%) CentOS
10 8 (3.21%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (2.41%) Windows 10
12 5 (2.01%) AIX
12 5 (2.01%) HPUX
13 4 (1.61%) SUSE
14 3 (1.20%) Ubuntu
14 3 (1.20%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.80%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.80%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.80%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (14.46%) Data Protection
2 25 (10.04%) ITIL
3 23 (9.24%) Change Management
4 19 (7.63%) Service Delivery
5 18 (7.23%) Problem Management
6 17 (6.83%) Web Operations
7 14 (5.62%) Creative Problem-Solving
7 14 (5.62%) Trend Analysis
8 13 (5.22%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (5.22%) DevOps
8 13 (5.22%) Migration
9 12 (4.82%) High Availability
10 10 (4.02%) Data Management
10 10 (4.02%) Mentoring
10 10 (4.02%) Network Monitoring
11 8 (3.21%) Network Management
12 6 (2.41%) Network Architecture
12 6 (2.41%) Presales
12 6 (2.41%) Release Management
12 6 (2.41%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 59 (23.69%) SQL
2 48 (19.28%) Perl
3 36 (14.46%) Bash Shell
4 33 (13.25%) PowerShell
5 29 (11.65%) Java
6 28 (11.24%) Shell Script
7 22 (8.84%) Python
8 21 (8.43%) C
9 20 (8.03%) JavaScript
10 11 (4.42%) C#
11 4 (1.61%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.20%) C++
12 3 (1.20%) PHP
12 3 (1.20%) Tcl
13 2 (0.80%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.80%) X++
14 1 (0.40%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 37 (14.86%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (9.64%) CCNP
3 21 (8.43%) CCNA
4 18 (7.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (5.62%) Degree
6 13 (5.22%) AWS Certification
6 13 (5.22%) MCP
7 10 (4.02%) MCSE
8 7 (2.81%) CCIE
9 6 (2.41%) CCIP
9 6 (2.41%) CCSA
9 6 (2.41%) CCSP
9 6 (2.41%) CEH
9 6 (2.41%) CISSP
10 5 (2.01%) HND
10 5 (2.01%) MCTS
10 5 (2.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (1.61%) Security Cleared
12 3 (1.20%) HNC
12 3 (1.20%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.62%) SLA
2 4 (1.61%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.20%) SAS 70
4 2 (0.80%) QA
5 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 64 (25.70%) Active Directory
2 43 (17.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (12.05%) Hyper-V
4 17 (6.83%) Oracle RAC
5 16 (6.43%) VMware ESX
6 5 (2.01%) Firmware
7 4 (1.61%) iptables
7 4 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (1.61%) vSphere
8 2 (0.80%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.80%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.40%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 30 (12.05%) Puppet
2 17 (6.83%) OpenAM
3 13 (5.22%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (3.61%) Backup Exec
5 7 (2.81%) NetBackup
6 4 (1.61%) Nmap
7 3 (1.20%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (1.20%) Legato
7 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (1.20%) Perfmon
8 2 (0.80%) Cisco CME
8 2 (0.80%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.80%) Cisco UCCX
8 2 (0.80%) Nessus
8 2 (0.80%) SCCM
9 1 (0.40%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.40%) WSUS
Vendors
1 89 (35.74%) VMware
2 51 (20.48%) Microsoft
3 49 (19.68%) Cisco
3 49 (19.68%) Red Hat
4 42 (16.87%) Oracle
5 26 (10.44%) Sun
6 18 (7.23%) CheckPoint
7 17 (6.83%) F5
8 16 (6.43%) Juniper
8 16 (6.43%) NetApp
9 15 (6.02%) Citrix
10 13 (5.22%) EMC
10 13 (5.22%) HP
10 13 (5.22%) NetScout
11 10 (4.02%) Palo Alto
11 10 (4.02%) Veeam
12 9 (3.61%) IBM
13 7 (2.81%) CommVault
13 7 (2.81%) Sybase
14 6 (2.41%) Avaya
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £26000 per annum + 1,200 DV Allowance
Posted: 23 hours ago
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Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £30000 - £37500 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 2 days ago
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Etech Partners
Salary: To £50K + Outstanding Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
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Optima Connections
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 27 days ago